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HRM Core Concepts

HRM Core Concepts

First Edition

May 2023 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Formerly published by Chicago Business Press, now published by Sage

In HRM Core Concepts, author Jean Phillips provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of human resource management. The central theme of this text is to prepare your students to effectively apply HRM concepts in the areas of hiring, developing, motivating, and retaining the right people, enabling them to become better managers and more effective leaders.

Chapter 1 Strategic Human Resource Management
Chapter 2 The Role of Human Resource Management in Business
Chapter 3 The Legal Context of HRM
Chapter 4 Analyzing Work and Human Resource Planning
Chapter 5 Sourcing and Recruiting
Chapter 6 Selection and Hiring
Chapter 7 Training and Development
Chapter 8 Performance Management
Chapter 9 Base Compensation
Chapter 10 Incentives
Chapter 11 Benefits
Chapter 12 Creating a Healthy Work Environment
Chapter 13 Creating Positive Employee-Management Relations
Chapter 14 Managing Engagement and Turnover


Jean Phillips

Jean Phillips is a professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Labor and Employment Relations at Penn State University. She earned her PhD from Michigan State University in Business Management and Organizational Behavior. Her interests focus on recruitment, staffing, and the processes that lead to employee and organizational success.  Dr. Phillips was among the top 5 percent of published authors in Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology during the 1990s, and she received the 2004 Cummings Scholar Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. She is also a Fellow of the... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781948426091